A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Zhangye in China on Monday. Exact location, longitude 100.3144° East, latitude 38.6139° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60005mvf. Unique identifier: us60005mvf. Global time and date of event 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 12:54:00 / September 16, 2019 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:54:00 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zhangye (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Zhangye (c. 96 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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